Natural Language Processing (NLP) including Information Extraction from medical texts
Knowledge Acquisition, Representation, Processing, and Automatic Extraction esp. connected to NLP
Compression of Conceptual Information and Efficient Conceptual Search
Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
For a complete information about me, including a list of publications, check my CV.
October 2012 - March 2016 - Coordinator of AComIn "Advanced Computing for Innovation", a 3,2 MEuro grant with the European Commission, FP7 Capacity, Research potential (REGPOT-1);
2010-2011 - Principal investigator in PSIP+, ICT Call 5 extension of the FP7 ICT project PSIP "Patient Safety through Intelligent Procedures in medication", grant 216130;
2009-2012 - Project Leader of EVTIMA "Efficient Search of Conceptual Patterns with Applications in Medical Informatics", grant DO-02-292 with the Bulgarian National Science Fund;
2005-2007 - Steering Committee Member and Principal investigator in the project BIS-21++ Center of Competence FP6-2004-ACC-SSA-2, dealing with Knowledge-Based Systems;
2005 - Coordinator of MLCF-CT-2004-013233, a FP6 Marie Curie Large Conference Grant for RANLP-2005, with the European Commission;
2001-2004 - Principal investigator in the project BIS-21 Center of Excellence ICA1-2000-70016, dealing with Language Technologies for German and Bulgarian;
2003 - Coordinator of the FP5 IST Conference Grant for RANLP-2003, with the European Commission;
2001-2003 - Coordinator of Balric-Ling (IST-2000-26454);
2001 - Coordinator of HPCF-2000-00329 EuroConference RANLP-2001, with the European Commission, DGXII, Human Potential Programme, High Level Scientific Conferences;
1998-2001 - Scientific coordinator of LARFLAST (Learning Foreign Language Scientific Terminology) , a Copernicus'98 JRP funded by the European Commission.
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Last Revised: December 2012